Philadelphia Yearly Meeting participates on the board of the National Council of Churches (NCC) along with 36 other religious communities and Friends United Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. NCC was formed in the 1950’s and PYM’s General Secretary is tasked to connect with and serve this larger faith community’s board.
Overall the NCC serves 45 million people in over 100,000 congregations in the United States. Our shared fellowship expands our yearly meeting’s capacity to engage with other churches on issues of national importance to Faith communities. Below is their May 29th Statement on George Floyd: [Read more…] about National Council of Churches Statement on George Floyd